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The spectacular Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour of Australia is already rocking around the country, with Tim reprising his (award winning) dream role of Judas Iscariot, for delighted and emotional home crowds.

If you can’t make it along to one of the shows or missed picking up a DVD at the arena and want to relive the experience, then here’s some good news:

The Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Tour DVD will be released in Australia on the 4th July 2013! The DVD (or Blu-Ray, if you wish to examine Tim’s dreads, tatts or steely blues in minute detail) is available for pre-order now from: the Jesus Christ Superstar website, EZYDVD, JB Hi-Fi and many other DVD retailers.

The production was filmed over two nights at Birmingham’s NIA when the show toured UK arenas in 2012. As well as Tim in the role of Judas, the fabulous cast includes Melanie C as Mary Magdalene, Chris Moyles as King Herod and Winner of the ITV primetime show Superstar Ben Forster in the title role of Jesus.

Here are a few clips to get you in the mood… or rather various moods:

Damned For All Time


Judas’ Death


Rocking that tambourine Tim!

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Jenny on 6th of July 2013

Would love a CD of the Australian performance! Does anyone have the heads up on this?
Cheers Jenny

Esther on 2nd of July 2013

I saw the show on my birthday June 16th. It was a present from my wonderful children. Tim you were beyond all expectations. An amazing genius who stole our hearts with your performance!

myrtle on 30th of June 2013

We loved it, but desperatly want the Australian cast version! The microphone cut out in Simon Zealotes song on the night we saw.. and yes we want to see our Aussies shine!

Colleen on 25th of June 2013

Fantastic show, completely blew our minds, any news on when the DVD of the Australian cast will be released

Coby on 22nd of June 2013

Sensational, spectacular show! Tim was even more amazing than I could have imagined, and I knew he’d be good. Ben *rocked*, astounding voice:) Loved every minute of it, and happy to have the UK version, but as others have mentioned would dearly love to add the Australian Cast version to our collection, Blu Ray preferred, but would settle for CD…..or LP, just please, Aussie version????:)

Melissa J on 20th of June 2013

Absolutely LOVED the Sydney show. Please tell me there will be an Australian cast version of the DVD. Please!

Julie on 19th of June 2013

No No No – I don’t WANT the UK version on dvd – I want to purchase the Oz version – Jon Stevens/Andrew O’Keefe etc etc. Any news on when or if an Oz version will be released on dvd????

Perry on 18th of June 2013

You dont need a reality tv series or nation voting to select Tim Minchin as the show-stealer at Rod Laver Melbourne 16/6.
I found the setting so personal and current that I teared up the who first half.. tough gig though, committing suicide twice daily!

Jill Walker on 17th of June 2013

Melbourne 15th June matinee, fantastic Tim the best show, my daughters surprised me with tickets
Loved the setting of today worked brilliantly

Kim on 17th of June 2013

Saw the show on Sat afternoon and was absolutely blown away!! well done to all the cast and crew. I truly hope that you release a cd from this show and cast.

bron o'keefe on 16th of June 2013

hi, i wanted to buy a cd at the melbourne performance of jesus christ superstar on june 15, 2013 but they had sold out :(
since attending though i have been told the cd on offer wasn’t the australian cast.
i want to buy the australian cast cd – can you tell me if there is one or just the dvd? thanks, bron

jo prentice on 16th of June 2013

I went to see JCS last night in Melbourne along with my two daughters at Rod Laver Arena.I was completely blown away and at times brought to tears.Staggering performances from the supremely talented Tim Minchen,Ben Forster a wonderful Jesus (What a voice)Mel C was wonderful as Mary Magdelene ,The talented Chris Moyles as King Herod and a wonderful cast.Thank you for a wonderful performance everyone !!! jo’

Lisa richardson on 15th of June 2013

Just saw Jesus Christ superstar, tim u were fabulous! As was the rest of the cast!

Dan on 12th of June 2013

Got mine on pre-order :)

(It’d be even more awesome if they released the Australian show. Andrew O’Keefe was awesome as Herod!)

Liz in Oz on 7th of June 2013

I already have this DVD and it’s great. Now, having seen the show tonight in Sydney, I am so glad to have this memento to remind me of a great night and all the wonderful performances (especially Tim’s of course). This is a fabulous production and the DVD allows you to re-live it over and over.

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